2022 Death Notices

June 2022

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The death has occurred of  John Tobin, Ossory Terrace, Rathdowney, Co. Laois and formerly Cloonfree, Strokestown, Co Roscommon and Dundrum, Dublin. June 11th 2022, peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Sadly missed by his wife, Collette and his daughters Tara and Jennifer, son-in-law Eoin, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers Brendan, Frank and Pat, sisters, Marie and Olive, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives…

May 2022

Michael Dillane

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The death has occurred of Michael Dillane, Johnstown Road, Rathdowney, Co. Laois and formerly Asdee, Co. Kerry, May 29th 2022. Peacefully, at his residence. Former Principal of St. Fergal's College, Rathdowney. Sadly missed by his wife Kitty and his sons John, Peter and Dominic, daughters-in-law Linda, Jeanne and Agnes, grandchildren Colm, Shauna, Louis, Anna, Julia, Chloe and Isa, relatives, neighbours…

Laurence (Larry) White

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The death has occurred of Laurence (Larry) White Knockiel, Rathdowney, Laois Peacefully at The Sacred Heart Nursing Home, Crosspatrick. Predeceased by his parents Larry and Eileen and his sister Frances (Bowe). Sadly missed by his brother Michael, brother-in-law Paddy and all his nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.    

Evangeline Mary Fogarty

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The death has occurred of Evangeline Mary Fogarty (née Dalton) Abbey Terrace, Kildare Town, Kildare / Laois Formerly of Clonmeen, Co. Laois. Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at Ashley Lodge Nursing Home. Daughter of the late John and Catherine and sister of the late Patrick and Catherine. Sadly missed by her loving husband Gerard, daughters Elaine, Frances…

April 2022

Sean Creagh

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The death has occurred of Seán Creagh Church View, Mooreville, Rathdowney, Laois, formerly Ballybuggy, Rathdowney, Co. Laois and Drumcondra, Dublin. April 3rd 2022. Peacefully at Milford Care Centre, Limerick. Predeceased by his sisters Moira, Anna, Lizzy, Breda and Teresa and his brother Patrick. Sadly missed by his loving wife Ann and his sisters Margaret and Kathleen, sister-in-law Breda, nephews, nieces,…

March 2022

Billy Kelly, Raheen, Donaghmore

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The death has occurred of William (Billy) Kelly Raheen, Donaghmore, Laois Peacefully at Tullamore Regional Hospital in the presence of his beloved granddaughter Samantha. Sadly mourned by his daughter Mary and her fiancé Declan, grandchildren Brendan and Samantha and her finacé Stephen, great-grandchild Thomas, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.  

Joe Campion, Ballybuggy

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The death has taken place of Joe Campion, Ballybuggy, Rathdowney. Funeral Mass takes place on Monday 28th March at 11 am in Rathdowney.

Joseph Campion, Ballybuggy

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The death has occurred of Joseph Campion Ballybuggy, Rathdowney, Laois Peacefully in the tender care of the Community Nursing Unit, Abbeyleix. Predeceased by his wife Ellen. Deeply regretted by his daughter Margaret and his son William, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends and also his vintage clubs friends.

Peter Bateson

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The death has occurred of Peter Bateson Peter Bateson, Old Mooreville and formerly Newtownperry, Rathdowney, Co. Laois and London, March 16th 2022. Peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff and nurses of St. Vincent's Hospital, Mountmellick. Sadly missed by his loving wife Kreena, daughters Margaret and Katherine, grandson Hayden-Peter, Katherine's partner Jason and children Simone and Oisín, nephew Trevor,…

William (Billy) Hogan

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The death has occurred of William (Billy) Hogan Conoboro Road, Rathdowney, Laois William (Billy) Hogan William (Billy) Hogan, Conoboro Road, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. March 16th 2022. Peacefully at home in the presence of his loving family. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters. Sadly missed by his loving wife Anne, sons Kevin and Eddie, daughters Aíne and Catherine, sons-in-law Michael, Paul…

Peg Dollard

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The death has occurred of Peg Dollard (née Power) Ballyedmond, Rathdowney, Laois Peacefully at home in the presence of her loving family. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Sean and her adored children, John, Breda, Allison, Christine, Lorraine, Michael and Eamon, loving daughter-in-law Melissa, sons-in-law Ray, Kevin and Brendan and John's partner Michelle, beloved grandchildren Shane and his wife Eileen,…

Mary Clarke

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The death has occurred of Mary Clarke (née Gleeson) Clonboo, Templetuohy, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, 9th of March 2022, after a short illness bravely borne, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family, predeceased by her husband Patrick and son Patrick and her sister Nora (Ciss) and brother Jack.   Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Breda and Anne, sons Michael…

Martin Houlihan

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The death has occurred of Martin (Marty) Houlihan Castleiney, Templemore, Tipperary In the loving care of the Nurses and Staff of Patterson’s Nursing Home, Roscrea, and formerly Ballinroe, Castleiney.   Deeply regretted by his loving brothers, sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, and many friends.   May he rest in peace   Reposing at Grey’s Funeral…

Reverend Fr John Delaney

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The death has occurred of Reverend Father John Delaney Of Muckalee Parish, Coon, Co. Kilkenny, and formerly of Templequain, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. Died peacefully in the wonderful care of Beechwood Nursing Home, Leighlinbridge. Beloved son of the late Patrick and Margaret, and dear brother of Mary, Paddy, Joe, the late Bill, Breda, Margaret, Anna, and Agnes. Sadly missed by his…

February 2022

PJ Butler

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The death has occurred of P.J. Butler Rathsaran, Rathdowney, Laois P.J. Butler, Rathsaran, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. 2nd February 2022. Peacefully at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Predeceased by his parents John and Johanna. P.J. will be sadly missed by his loving wife Kathleen, his children John, Catriona, Pádraig, his grandchildren twins Séan and Conor, sisters Johanna and Brigid,…

Margaret Daws

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The death has taken place in England of Margaret Daws (nee Delaney) formerly of Templequain

January 2022

Mary Corcoran

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Mary Corcoran (nee Mahon); Dunegan, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath and formerly Harristown, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. peacefully, January 22nd 2022, at the Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar, surrounded by her loving family, devoted husband Pat, cherished children Aine, Kathleen, Bernard, John and William. Sadly missed by her family, grandchildren Ella, Hannah, Lee, Erin, Luke, Kate and Jack, sisters Peg and Joan,…

Mary (Molly) Keane

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The death has occurred of Mary (Molly) Keane (née Brennan), Brockry, Errill, Portlaoise, Co. Laois and formerly Revanagh, Castlewarren, Co. Kilkenny. January 1st 2022. Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, in the tender care of the nurses and staff of Killerig Nursing Home, Co. Carlow. Pre-deceased by her husband John (Jack), infant son Martin-Oliver and her sister Nan Heffernan. Sadly…

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